The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 13 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.67% 14.29% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 33.33% 64.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.72% +16.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.00% 22.08% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Average daily rate £403 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £250 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server across the Knutsford region.

SQL Server Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Teradata
5 2 (28.57%) Sybase
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) Informix
6 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (14.29%) DTS
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VB

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford region citing SQL Server also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Informix
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (14.29%) DTS
4 1 (14.29%) DB2
4 1 (14.29%) Ingres
4 1 (14.29%) ReportNet
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Teradata
2 2 (28.57%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid7